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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (1967)
by Tom Stoppard
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0802132758, Paperback)
Acclaimed as a modern dramatic masterpiece, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is the fabulously inventive tale of Hamlet as told from the worm’s-eye view of the bewildered Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters in Shakespeare’s play. In Tom Stoppard’s best-known work, this Shakespearean Laurel and Hardy finally get a chance to take the lead role, but do so in a world where echoes of Waiting for Godot resound, where reality and illusion intermix, and where fate leads our two heroes to a tragic but inevitable end.
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Two minor characters from "Hamlet" offer a novel view of the melancholy Dane.
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